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I took the plunge on facelift headlights/taillights!

So, I finally got around to updating the look of my S550 and I absolutely love the effect! While I had the bumper off I replaced the foglights as they were cracked and abused. Overall great results.
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Looks much better! Why you wrote "overall"? I think it's 100% great!
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Looks really good!!
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Thanks! I am pretty happy with how good it looks. Really makes the car look fresh!
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More info!

What brand and where did you get them?
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What brand and where did you get them?
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I got them from an eBay seller named fishcake123, this is the listing;

https://www.ebay.com/itm/COMBO-Facel...72.m2749.l2649

The headlights are genuine Depo units, seem very well built and went in with no issue. The taillights did not seem to have a brand on them but installation was simple. I followed this video for the taillights;


If you do buy from fishcake, he will send you support links for installation instructions and videos. I had an aiming question and despite having an 'out of office' notice on his eBay mail, he responded within a day. One other thing that made me feel confident is that he's completed 46k eBay transactions and still has a 99.5% positive rating. That is not easy.

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I'm curious if facelift front bumper is an easy swap or not?
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No idea. I actually like the look of the round foglights. As my son would say ... "Look at all the circles on the front of that car, cool!"
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Do you have night vision headlights originally?
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Do you have night vision headlights originally?
Yes. It's funny I think one of the original Night Vision bulbs may have been super weak, now when I turn on the Night Vision I can actually see a glow in the lens and the picture is somewhat more clear.
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